With one day leading into another and a good percentage of you sat there wondering whether the Sony PSN will ever be resumed, then news from an unnamed source has stated that the service may be up and running in the next day or to.
OK so this was the same feedback we first received when the network went down last Wednesday 20th April, but yesterday Slashgear via PSU.com reported that the source who themselves has connections with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), has stated that Japanese PSN servers are being looked into with the hope of restoration by today whilst other servers in America and Europe to follow with the service coming back on tomorrow (Tuesday), again this is only rumor and not officially announced.
Following on from yesterday’s news that Sony were rumored to be dealing with an “external intrusion,” has now been confirmed that yes, the work is down to hackers and that the problem is far worse than Sony would care to admit. The source has claimed that the PlayStation Secure Network has indeed suffered a LOIC attack that has led to damage of the server. Along with this, it has been reported that attacks have been carried out solely on the servers holding personal information which has consequently breached the Admin Dev accounts. Sony then it seems closed the network down and is now participating in a backup restoration of new servers with new admin dev accounts.
We asked our readers yesterday what activities they have been participating in whilst the network is down and whether a percentage of you have turned to Xbox Live to get your gaming fix? Although it is still unclear as to who is responsible, some of you feel that it is a sabotage from Microsoft to get an increase in traffic of Xbox Live?
Tell us what you think? Now that the problem may be far worse than first anticipated, does it worry you that servers holding account information could have been affected breaching the Admin Dev accounts?